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39th Annual Maud Benefit Concert

Aug 23
Homburg Theatre

The Charlottetown Festival Company and Confederation Centre staff invite the public to the 39th Annual Maud Whitmore Benefit Concert.  

On August 23 at 7:30 pm in the Homburg Theatre, The Charlottetown Festival staff, cast, and crew, who this season have brought you Bittergirl—The Musical, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™, Hockey Mom,
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Pianist Alan Fraser at St. Paul’s

Pianist Alan Fraser at St. Paul’s

Aug 23
St. Paul's Anglican Church

Alan Fraser, pianist, will perform at St. Paul’s Anglican Church August 23 at 7:30 pm with guest Masha Fraser.

St. Paul’s Anglican Church welcomes Alan Fraser for what has become an annual summer musical event. The church is located at the corner of Grafton and Prince Streets, Charlottetown

Masha Fraser will perform Mozart Sonata in C minor; Chopin Polonaise in C
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

August 25–30

PG, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, US, 105 min. Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, Ronald Cyler II. Winner of The Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival.

“Here is a film with no wasted characters, no wasted scenes… With a smart, funny and moving screenplay, beautiful directing, wonderfully creative cinematography, gorgeous music, and three
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Jazz and blues in the big tent

Jazz and blues in the big tent

Aug 27–29
Confederation Landing Park

The big tent will be returning to the 2015 TD PEI Jazz and Blues Festival August 27 to 29. After an absence of four years, festival organizers have arranged for a tent to be pitched on the Charlottetown waterfront for the three days of this year’s event. The tent will feature seating, food concessions, all-ages licensing and free concerts on the festival’s
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PEI Jazz & Blues

PEI Jazz & Blues
Festival to be held in a tent at Confederation Landing in August

Aug 27–29
Confederation Landing

After years of public demand, the TD PEI Jazz & Blues Festival presented by Confederation Bridge will be returning to its original format of tented Main Stage performances in 2015 at Charlottetown’s Confederation Landing Park.

Organizers say that they are very pleased to be returning to a festive,
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Digging into the Past

Digging into the Past
Major archaeological exhibition continues 

Until October
Acadian Museum

The exhibition Digging into the Past: An Archaeological Discovery in Malpeque Bay will continue this summer and fall at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island in Miscouche. The exhibition was curated by archaeologist Dr. Helen Kristmanson, provincial Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Archaeology.

Digging into the Past
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150th Anniversary of the Journal-Pioneer

Until October
Lefurgey Centre

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of The Summerside Journal, the first newspaper established in Prince County. Culture Summerside has undertaken a community project to celebrate the milestone.Volunteers have searched the microfilm copies of the paper at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives for advertising images that best reflect the social change
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Jimmy’s Hall

Jimmy’s Hall

August 28–September 1

PG, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Ken Loach, UK/Ireland, 107 min. Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott

“Jimmy’s Hall is a history lesson wrapped in a love story, tied with a bow of lyrical, unapologetical idealism. This gentle, richly filmed, fact-based drama uncovers a little-known chapter in Irish history, when a man named Jimmy Gralton opened a dance hall in
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Some Goings On

August treats

Opera, blues, Spanish songs, folk, and ancient music at Indian River Festival Select dates
St. Mary's Church The Indian River Festival pavilion avail [ ... ]

Confederation Players debut new Walking ...

Daily (Monday–Saturday)
ovince House The Confederation Players Program has launched a new historic vignette and guided walking tour for the 2015 s [ ... ]

Suite Française

August 7–9 14A, coarse language, violence
r: Saul Dibb, UK/France, 107 min. Margot Robbie, Ruth Wilson, Michelle Williams Suite Française“In t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Funding for The Guild

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, M [ ... ]

Funding for Confederation Centre

New audio equipment Jesse Inman, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Gail Shea, Government of CanadaT [ ... ]

Funding for women’s groups

Paula Biggar, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, has announced that 4 community organizat [ ... ]

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